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First F-35B Lightning II fighter jets arrived in Iwakuni, Japan

F-35B Lightning II aircraft, belonging to Marine Fighter Attack Squadron 121, Marine Aircraft Group 12, arrived at Marine Corps Air Station Iwakuni January 18, beginning the squadron’s permanent basing at the air station. According to...
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Japan unveils new generation 8×8 wheeled armored personnel carrier

The Japan Ground Self Defense Force's has unveiled its new generation 8x8 wheeled armored personnel carrier (APC). The new 8x8 wheeled armored personnel carrier will weigh 20 tonnes and be able to reach speeds of up to 90 km/h...

U.S. Navy to deploy E-2D Advanced Hawkeye advanced early warning aircraft to Japan

The U.S. Navy announced that its newest airborne early warning and control aircraft, the E-2D Advanced Hawkeye, will join the Forward Deployed Naval Forces (FDNF) as part of Carrier Air Wing (CVW) 5 in...

New Zealand looks to buy Japanese P-1 maritime patrol plane and C-2 transport aircraft

Japan is in negotiations with New Zealand to export the Self-Defense Forces' patrol and transport aircraft, in hopes of beating out U.S. and European competition to score its first large-scale arms contract. That was reported...

Chinese media are outraged with the publication of photo of a new PLA’s aircraft...

Chinese state media has launched a volley against a Japanese news outlet for publishing detailed photographs of the PLA aircraft carrier being assembled in a port in Dalian, saying the move posed a grave...

US Marine MV-22B Osprey crashes near Okinawa in Japan

A U.S. Marine Corps MV-22 Osprey crashed roughly 6 miles off the coast of Okinawa, Japan, on Tuesday. That was reported by headlines.yahoo.co.jp The Osprey ditched on the sea east of Nago city, Okinawa, Japan, in...

US F/A-18 fighter jet crashes off southwestern Japan

Officials of the Japanese Defense Ministry say a US F/A-18 fighter jet has crashed off the coast of the southwestern prefecture of Kochi. That was reported www3.nhk.or.jp. The accident took place at around 6 PM on...

Chinese military expert : Japan’s new missile weak in real battle

Chinese military expert Du Wenlong said in a recent interview with CCTV that Japan'snew surface-to-ship missile (SSM), which has a range of 300 kilometers, will hardly serve its purpose in real battle, pointing out...

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Russia unveils new T-90M «Proryv-3» main battle tank

Russia has unveiled the latest version of the Russian T-90 main battle tank called T-90M «Proryv-3». That was reported Russian military expert Alexei Khlopotov. The T-90M...

Leonardo to develop new attack helicopter for Italian Army

Italy defence technologies group Leonardo-Finmeccanica has announced the agreement of the develop and produce a replacement for the Italian Army’s A129 attack helicopters. The multiyear contract for...
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JAS-39 Gripen of Royal Thai Air Force crashes during air show, pilot killed

A JAS-39 Gripen fighter jet of Royal Thai Air Force crashed during a Children's Day air show in Hat Yai, Songkhla province, on Saturday. The pilot...